Back of the Yards Neighborhood Council joins Perspectivas Latinas to discuss their mission to enhance the general welfare of all residents, organizations and businesses by integrating social services and economic development programs in the area. This program was produced by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV). Topic: social services
Back of the Yards Neighborhood Council joins Perspectivas Latinas to discuss their mission to enhance the general welfare of all residents, organizations, and businesses by integrating social service and economic development programs in the area. This program was produced by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV). Topic: social services
Story of a young public health nurse who comes to realize the importance of psychology in her work. This humanistic film was made by a team of famous documentarians. Photography and Editing: Richard Leacock. Writer and Producer: Irving Jacoby. Director: Willard Van Dyke. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Psychiatry, Social services, Nursing
Story of a young public health nurse who comes to realize the importance of psychology in her work. This humanistic film was made by a team of famous documentarians. Photography and Editing: Richard Leacock. Writer and Producer: Irving Jacoby. Director: Willard Van Dyke. ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Psychiatry, Social services, Nursing
Our round table is back and weighing in on: President Obamaâs deficit reduction plan; the budget, taxes, entitlement programs; the myth of rugged individualism as an economic strategy; the realities facing the US economy within the context of the global economy, war, occupation and militarization; bankrolling the bankers; the role of austerity measures, the California budget deadlock. Has capitalism truly hit the fan? Our panelists are: Jackie Goldberg, Tom Hayden, Dr. Gerald Horne. Topics: Obama, Budget, War, Austerity, social services
Interview with Raul Echeverria representing Catholic Social Services in Edmonton speaks about schooling of immigrant children, their integration in Canadian society, and the results of a presentation encouraging children to think about their future in Canada. Cathy Ramos sings. Local announcements: Victor Jara folk dancing and Cuba solidarity committee. Interview with two women on the dignity of women and discuss the film Diario de una mujer descasada shown before the interview. Sara Borquez is... Topics: Catholic Social Services, Immigration, Education, women's rights
How the United Fund helps the disadvantaged people of the St. Louis area, seen through the eyes of an elderly widower in search of services and stability. Writer and director: Richard Heffron. Photographed by Victor Duncan. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Social services, St. Louis, Missouri, Cities
How the "Pride of Judea" organization, located in New York City, assists "at-risk" Jewish teenage boys. Producer: Arnold Panken. Associate Producer: Walter Stuart. Writer: Harold Lea. Director: Herbert Shoble. Director of Photography: Richard Shore. Narrator: Wally Duguet. ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Psychology, Jewish history and culture, Social services
The nature of maternity services has changed in the past 20 years, with a movement away from traditional (physician delivery in a hospital) towards other alternative services. This study examined alternative maternity services in Washington State, which ranks eighth in the country in the use of such services. Data were collected from birth and infant and fetal death certificates. A delivery was considered alternative if it occurred outside of a hospital and/or was delivered by a non-physician... Topics: ERIC Archive, Birth, Health Services, Obstetrics, Pregnancy, Social Services
Weakness in evaluations often can be traced to structural limitations in the positions of evaluation researchers. Conventional human relations techniques often are an insufficient basis for securing strong support for evaluation research. Strategies for increasing evaluation research leverage are reviewed. Alignment of evaluation research with regulatory bodies with authority to suspend public program expenditures is advocated. Several likely obstacles in the development of the regulatory... Topics: ERIC Archive, Evaluators, Financial Support, Models, Program Evaluation, Social Services
byDAVAR: The Vermont Jewish Women's History Project
Ann Zinn Buffum and Sandra Stillman Gartner, project directors, interviewed Darryl Bloom on August 15, 2005 in Montpelier, Vermont as part of DAVARâs oral history project. Darryl was born in Chicago in 1946 and grew up in a small town in Pennsylvania, where she spent Saturday mornings helping her mother arrange flowers in the nearby Presbyterian church. She attended Antioch College in Ohio and graduated from Connecticut College with a degree in elementary education in 1970. After meeting and... Topics: Vermont, Jewish women, converts, education, cultural exchange, social services
This document presents witness testimonies and prepared statements from the Senate hearing called to consider the reauthorization of ACTION programs. Opening remarks by Senators Orrin G. Hatch and Paula Hawkins discuss ACTION, a federal agency whose purpose is to advocate, promote, and support the voluntary efforts of citizens in solving the problems of the poor, the disabled, the elderly, and children with special needs. Testimony and prepared statements of the following witnesses are... Topics: ERIC Archive, Federal Programs, Hearings, Social Services, Voluntary Agencies, Volunteers
Community Supported Agriculture is now a well known fixture in many places across America. But CSA has begun to transform our social and economic world in many ways. This is exemplified by the work that Red Wiggler Farm is doing to provide disabled adults with meaningful employment. Listen and learn. Topics: social services, CSA, farming, agriculture, red wiggler, disabled adults
Held by Gallaudet University Library Deaf Collections and Archives, Washington, D.C. (catalog link: http://catalog.wrlc.org/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?BBID=1429775) Topics: Deaf, Educational methods, Social services, Schools, Sign language
How the United Fund intervenes to help poor residents of St. Louis. With rare footage of low-income residential areas in the late 1950s. ( 5 reviews ) Topics: Social services, St. Louis, Missouri, Cities: U.S.
Social problems of St. Louis in the late 1950s and how they are being addressed by member agencies of the United Fund. With striking images of the underside of the Fabulous Fifties and the Gateway Arch under construction. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Social services, St. Louis, Missouri, Cities: U.S.
How the Salvation Army responds to human needs. Includes many images of depressed neighborhoods and skid rows in San Francisco and other California cities, as well as the construction of Daly City. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Social services, Salvation Army, San Francisco Bay Area
The growing chasm between society's complex problems and what the systems can do to help is driving reform in all sectors. Just as schools alone cannot compensate for the disadvantage created by troubled homes and communities, welfare and social agencies cannot hold out a hopeful future to clients lacking employment abilities. Comprehensive problems call for comprehensive services to the whole person and community. Family crises and poverty conditions must be alleviated if children are to... Topics: ERIC Archive, Disadvantaged, Elementary Secondary Education, Government Role, Institutional...
The document reports on a symposium, sponsored by UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization), designed to develop strategies for improving educational, health, and social service to handicapped children and their families, particularly in developing nations. Section 1 is an overview of the background and organization of the symposium. Section 2 offers summaries of opening remarks and of the discussions of four topics: (1) identification, screening, assessment, and... Topics: ERIC Archive, Delivery Systems, Developing Nations, Disabilities, Early Childhood Education, Health...
This government report reviews U.S. refugee resettlement programs and policies. Part I of the book provides an overview of U.S. refugee admissions programs and discusses refugee admissions policies for two time frames: 1945 to 1965, and 1965 to the present. In Part II an analysis of Federal assistance programs for domestic resettlement of refugees is found. This section describes assistance offered to refugees resettling in the U.S. and the legislation and programs authorizing such assistance.... Topics: ERIC Archive, Cubans, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Immigrants, Indochinese, Land...
The purpose of this study was to provide an overview of the problems confronting minority administrators of mental health agencies. Twenty-five minority directors of Community Mental Health Centers were given questionnaires asking for information about their backgrounds and the design, structure, and operation of their respective mental health centers. The major findings concerning the administrators were that the group was 88% male, 50% held masters degrees, and more that 37% had social work... Topics: ERIC Archive, Administrator Characteristics, Administrator Role, Administrators, Community...
Next Step #145: This St. Patrick's Day, join us for some Armenian Scotch. Coming from Japan: earthquake, tsunami and nuclear meltdown, the worst is fear. Jesus’ words: “Do Not Fear” is a call during these anxiety filled times. Superman and God: who could have stopped the tsunami in Japan? Guest Maida Icliates, chairperson for Armenian Family Support Services is interviewed and she offers a blue print for social services through the Church. Faith meets action in this wonderful story of a... Topics: St Patrick's Day, Japan, tsunami, earthquake, Maida Icliates, Armenian Family Support Services,...
For more than a quarter of a century, both human service agencies and religious organizations have provided for the needs of the elderly. In order to study the relationship between these groups, clergy from mainline Protestant, Catholic, and Jewish churches and synagogues (N=34) and social service agency administrators in a midwestern suburb were interviewed. Examination of the data gathered in the interviews indicated that services provided by churches and synagogues fall into four basic... Topics: ERIC Archive, Church Programs, Church Role, Community Services, Gerontology, Older Adults, Social...
This handbook outlines programs and services available to Cuban and Haitian immigrants. The first section reviews materials pertinent to the legal status of recent Cuban and Haitian arrivals, and includes: (1) explanations of the legal status of entrants; (2) information on excludables; (3) documentation procedures; and (4) addresses of U. S. Immigration and Naturalization Service regional and district offices. Section two discusses the Fascell Stone Amendment which provides funding for Cuban... Topics: ERIC Archive, Cubans, Federal Legislation, Haitians, Health Services, Immigrants, Job Training,...
"Loving Health Worker Deserves Worker Of The Year Award" (video version) These recordings were uploaded/deleted of my own free will, without prompting by any individuals or organizations. These recordings are my own property. archive.org, please deleted this webpage. Topics: health care, social services, homeless shelter system, single room occupancy, mental disablity
The provision of Federal aid is more limited in United States territories and possessions than it is in the states. These areas are generally exempt from Federal taxes as an incentive to their economic self-reliance. This study analyzes the impact of extending full Federal aid and income taxes to these areas. Although Federal spending in these territories would double, more revenue would be generated from the taxes. This revenue may decline over time however, due to the loss of business tax... Topics: ERIC Archive, Economic Status, Federal Aid, Federal Programs, Social Services, Taxes, Unemployment
The Center of Family Life (CFL) is a private nonprofit agency. Since its creation in 1978 CFL has offered a wide range of services to children and families in Sunset Park, a low-income multi-echnic Brooklyn, New York neighborhood. All families with children under age 18 and pregnant women living in the neighborhood are eligible for services free of charge. Services are developed in response to the needs of the families who use the Center. Currently, services include: (1) counseling and group... Topics: ERIC Archive, Nonprofit Organizations, Program Administration, Program Content, Social Agencies,...
This report presents findings of a study of case management in the United States refugee program. "Case management" is defined as a coordinated activity designed to improve use of services and assistance programs by providing for formal linkages between multiple service providers and by designating a single individual or agency to be responsible for each client. The report is divided into four chapters. Chapter 1 presents background information and describes the purpose and... Topics: ERIC Archive, Agency Cooperation, Delivery Systems, Federal Programs, Land Settlement, Refugees,...